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600 feet down a cliff looking for human remains. the us park police rangers and berlin county sheriff's investigators converged here after a kayaker on monday reported seeing a human skull in the co- >> we do not know whether or not -- it is precautionary for us. >> reporter: the skull and several other phones appear to be those of an adult and have been here for a year and the remains along with clothes and jewelry have not given investigators in indication whether it's a man only women. visitors were rattled by the discovery especially when they heard the victims may have fallen from the point where they were standing. >> it freaks me out a lot. that is the first thing i said to him i am holding on to you because that's what scares me to. >> reporter: the wind and truly made this search more difficult. >> there own actions tend to bring rockfall on them and they are looking for things as mostly persons two to. >> reporter: they had a late discovery of more remains. >> towards the end of the date we found this backpack as well which we hope we'll have some identification which wil
life- threatening -ish stomach injury san francisco person describe for us what happened the. >> consistent impacting the back of our -- and one person described for us what happened like it was consistent impact on the back of our band he or. >> thirteen vehicles were involved including the truck and the highway patrol tells us the grand avenue offramp is expected to be close until 9:00 tonight. >>> a project to extend our service cleared a big hurdle today pre-at the metropolitan transit authority is proposing money. >> reporter: a big chunk of cash will replace the bus service with the bar airport connector rail line but there are still roadblocks before this is a done deal. it's a question of real or the road. right now is the road for bart writers who want to connect to the oakland airport but some say that the heir to her bus is too slow and unreliable the. >> barfly is one hour out and we do not know when the bus is coming so it makes it tough to make a connection. >> i would like to have something more convenient where i can go from bart street to the airport's. >> t
wong reports. >> nellie bishop never used to see the sunrise from her kitchen window. she used to look out and see her neighbor's house. that house is gone. >> when we woke up this morning and looked out, we couldn't believe it. still can't believe it. it's surreal. >> we're used to seeing our neighbors go to work in the morning. we're waving at them. >> we hope they all come back. >> the bishops say the city, their insurance company and peg have been there for whatever they've needed since this has happened. >> they're right there. we've never had to look around to find these people. they were always there. >> reporter: but local authorities say not everyone has good intentions and say the victims of this disaster are at risk of being victimized again, by people who are looking to make a dime off of this tragedy. >> i've worked so many other fires in northern california; and, you know, these people will come in and just wreak havoc upon these people. >> licensing board investigators say the scam artists and unlicensed contractors will hit a neighborhood ravaged by disaster about a wee
't think they will pay as much attention to us somehow. >> one of the main features of, you know, punching a unit there was having the police station across the street from us. >> reporter: this resident is worried it will keep them in the same building that would be a sheriff's substation. >> we don't anticipate there will be a change in response times. >> again, the meeting is underway right now. this is video we have taken in the last 20 minutes. they are hearing a report on this change. if approved the county supervisors have to sign off on the deal and the police hope to have this change in place by halloween. my colleague is inside and he will have the outcome on tonight's 10:00 news. reporting live, back to you. >>> a suspect accused of shooting and critically wounding a fremont police officer is back here in the bay area tonight. the authorities escorted the 20- year-old from union city on a plane from san diego this afternoon. he is being held in jail. he was arrested on saturday on the u.s. border with mexico one day after he shot todd young, he confessed to the shooting of the
today during a police investigation pre-at this chapter to us about that scene on the 5500 block of eucalyptus stripy witnesses tell us there appears to be a female homicide victim inside one of the cars created again people in this complex near main street and highway 29 are being told to stay inside. >>> for the first time drivers can use this beauty on a freeway for a price. the polling open today along a 40-mile stretch between the pdfs and christien kafton is life tonight we're day one is in the process of winding down. >> reporter: the new 680 total expressly here is aimed at clearing congestion they said it had collected just the opposite and they are calling it a success and is preparing for lanes just like this around the bag. >> commuters got their first chance to try out the new expressly today paying for the privilege of using it created some drivers complained that was supposed to be a convenience slowed them down and. >> i left home at 730 this morning and it was supposed to take me 45 minutes. i did not get until i needed -- where he needed to go until 9:15. >> r
september 21st, i am gasia mikaelian. it is dinner time around the bay area, many of us are eating at home more often. a popular dining guide published its annual dining guide with food for thought how the economy is impacting restaurants. mike. >> reporter: gasia, it is tuesday night here in september and this spot along northern water front, well, it is not quite happening but then again this is san francisco and san francis cans have their favorites, that is one reason why some restaurants in the city are having a good year. the kitchen of a san francisco classic. the service according to customer, spot on. this is the grill. >>>ly. >> reporter: its doors opened back in 1849 survived an earthquake, depression and a number of recessions. >> our portions have not shrunk. our quality has not sacrificed whatsoever we still bring in the freshest products available. >> reporter: and fresh is important. the new 2011 zaagat consumer survey is out 80% of diners want organic products available. >> i think people are being much more careful about what they spend, they are cutting out expensive bot
katsuyama joins us today with a live report. >> attorney general gary brown s this was a massive investigation found that prison gang leaders were using cell phones to give orders to street gangs. >>> the attorney general stood next to a board today with mug shot of 15 men that brown says are the leaders of a powerful gang. brown said that 13 of the 15 king men are in custody. >> there's a variety of charges. dope, killing, weapons, stealing. >> he says the year-long investn included rape state-wide on april 22nd. 250 federal and state agents helped in the crack down. they con if i execrated illegal firearms and drugs. investigators say that among those arrested are among that had san josa, and phillips sparks was the gang head and the investigation discovered that the gang separations from street deals to murders were directed by three king men inside the prison. >> many are orchestrated by incd inmates supposed to be serving their time. >> many gang orders were transpd transported from prison and he says he hopes to work with the department of correction to cut their communicat
's a shortage of a key drug used in executions that renders inmates unconscious. the attorney general's office said this office will recommend that future executions be scheduled when the california department of corrections and rehabilitation expects the drugs to be available. the statement did not say when that would be and a spokesman declined to be interviewed. officials say the drug is available through the execution of albert brown condemned of the week and killing of a 15- year-old girl. >> we know why the state was rushing to conduct his execution even though there are court challenge is pending. >> reporter: today attorneys seeking to halt the execution of condemned killer albert brown asked the superior court judge for a temporary restraining order while officials can review the state of execution protocol. >> this is application for a temporary restraining order is denied. >> the california department of corrections and rehabilitation did not follow the rules when they enacted these regulations. >> reporter: attorneys are appealing this to the state court of appeals and another ap
the fire there or is it? >> right now no major impact. a slow period of the evening for us as far as departures. where the fire is it is just a little south of our departure path for our flights if you are familiar with the runway configuration. the normal flights and domestic people are out over the bay and transatlantic goes over san bruno and daly city. but right now we don't have the impact. we sent three units of mutual aid, firefighterring rigs over there at the request of the commander. >> okay. thank you for your time. we will be checking back in with you as well. let's go now to julie with more new information, jewel stphe. >> reporter: yes, i just received information from kaiser hospital in south city onel camino raol. they are reporting they have six patients as a result of the fire. three are in critical condition. they say more people, more patients are walking into their er. we learned that sutter hospital in burling game has been notified to stand by. they do not have a trauma center there in burling game but they have been alerted, notified and be ready for patie
is performing dna tests to confirm the identification. >>> the u.s. government says it will not pay $500,000 they are demanded by the iranian government to free hikers sarah shourd. a ron had said they would free her on saturday but then added the half-million dollar bill demand. her family says it is having a hard time raising the money and her attorney says diplomats are passing up that they'll be lowered or dropped. >>> authorities are being asked for help tonight in finding a man accused of robbing three bay area 7711 stores at gunpoint. a surveillance footage shows a man with a semi automatic weapon of robbing an oakland 711 on september 4th. the same man drove to hayward and hit another store. a $2,500 reward is being offered for information in this case. >>> police say they have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery created investigators say officers pulled over a car for a traffic violation and they found items from the amusement park in the car as well as marijuana. police say the car's driver is an employee of the park and a passenger works for the vendor. both
in the repairs of necessary. >> reporter: soils will be analyzed to project the useful life of the overall pipe and is also slightly electrified. the same way the hose up ships are protected. >> if we find evidence of a dent weevils sandblasted and wrap it and make repairs. >> reporter: pg&e has 6,000 miles of pipelines running from bakersfield to the oregon border. i am consumer editor, tom vacar. >> to see a list of the high risk pipelines, click the tab on our homepage at ktvu.com. >>> the first day of cast.net classes had some extra excitement today -- first day of classes had some extra statement today when a natural gas leak was reported on campus but it appeared that construction crews hit a gas line with a backhoe and emergency officials said they were not worried about an explosion. >> the university does contain 13,000 students and they were self evacuated from the dorms. they were upwind away from the situation but most of the students had made it to campus disable the. >> they were safe. nobody was hurt and they should have all been able to attend their classes. >> pacific gas and
on the boat. let me get out of the way so you can see where they are using two machines to pull this up and out of the water. you can see it is low tide they are trying to take advantage of this to rock this boat and get out of the place where it could be contaminating the river water. officials say it should have had permits to do the work. but in our investigation we found no evidence that they had even applied. >> the machines rip the metal off the boat as the crews try to vacuum up and spray off the gear lube oil. it has been leaking from the boat and into the river. other crews picked up the rags near containment booms. they have been in place since tkwroed stop the 200 to 600- gallons of spilled oil from reaching the bay. the department of fish and game closed part of the river to fishing. >> a closure means there is no fishing from the score or a boat from the bridge to the highway 101 overcrossing. >> yesterday's oil sheen has cleared up but what is not clear is how it happened in the first place. we investigate the salvage company. we talked with the fire chief and who says th
they put up there and officials tell us that anywhere from 200 up to 600 gallons of oil they believed was spilled into the petaluma river they put up this containment boom to keep it from spreading into new areas while they try and clean up this mess. a official say this is what caused the oil spill, a 90-ton tugboat sticking out of the petaluma river making gallons of oil from its hole and they discovered that spill after getting a call at 8:18 this morning's. >> we noticed a large dark substance this morning. >> reporter: eye this afternoon to sheen had sped along a two and a half mile stretch of the river and they put down booms and put pads into the water to soak up the mess. the california department of fish and game says the river does have endangered wildlife such as salmon and frog's. >> we have identified three areas of large to normal concern that being adobe creek in the area around the alice creek treatment plant. >> near the spill site crews tore apart of the boat investigators say an alameda- based company had been dismantling the tub for scrap metal. they had one boom
rubble today using search dogs as they moved through, home by home, looking for anymore victims of the blast that killed at least four people. the recovery efforts slowed because many homes were too hot or damaged for crews to get in. >> i've requested two additional urban search and rescue teams to assist us as there's quite a bit of rubble and did he ebris that has to be cleared. >> pairs and love went out today for the family of an 8th grade student and her mother who lived in the blast area. close friends and relatives say the mother and daughter are among the dead. the priest says janessa was elected student body president, and her mother worked as employee of the california public utilitiys. members say they're putting the greg family and others into their prayers. some are still learning if their family members will survive burn injuries. >> his grandmother was brought to the hospital. >> church staff say the grandmother was severely burned in the fire, and like so many others, each reeling from the painful toll this fire has taken o the community. >> it's heart
backup. >> it would have saved us two hours of this in for no. >> reporter: congressman plan to introduce bills for shutoff valves on natural grass lined. >> the technology did not exist, the technology exists now so i think it's a bigger piece of legislation. >> monitors of congress will propose those to monitor pipelines nationwide. >> force the companies to date to behave themselves. to monitor to be aware of the danger and begin immediate replacement of those most dangerous spy planes. >> reporter: the ntsb is investigating pg&e's performance that they prefer a live, jana katsuyama, k. to. >> critics say they may have sown the seeds of last week's disaster three years ago. in 20007 they asked the public utilities commission for about $5 million to replace a section of a pipeline that ruptured last week. in turn pg&e receive the money saying it would replace the section in 2,009 but came back asking for more money saying it would do the work in 2013. >> we are wondering why didn't they replace the section when they got the money to do this? >> some things happen when we a
has given brown the choice of the three drug method previously used or the new single-drug method. we have an entire section covering the death penalty on our home page. just click the tab at the top of our home page www.ktvu.com. >>> we're learning the details of a death of an inmate. the man's death is sparking a criminal investigation and now a lawsuit. christian is live with the details. >> he is saying he was killed by deputies and now san francisco police are investigating. >>> more than a year after his death, san francisco's medical examiner's office released their report on downs. he died on the sixth floor jail last september. according to the medical examiner, deputies tried to move him to an isolated cell because he was bullying the other inmates and the report goes on to say that the 6'1" was struggling with deputies and after moving him to a padded cell, downs began gasping for air. ruled his death a homicide. now the san francisco district attorney's office and police department are investigating. >> they go through all the same procedures they would. this is ongoing in
was bleeding from wounds on his leg and foot. >> used and over, holding himself, bleeding and saying, i got bid by a dog and he was trying to get back to his truck. >> reporter: she says she called 911. >> blood was going all over the place and he was sweating and shaking and he was scared. >> reporter: animal control officers capture the two dogs, a 10-year-old german shepherd and a lab pitbull mix. officers say that god had caused trouble in 2,006 and the owner had agreed to keep the dogs confined. >> we had some kind of indication that the dog's behavior was aggressive in some manner or that the owner could not properly can find a job. >> reporter: a spokesman says he has been an employee for 10 years and has never been attacked before. >> this is very traumatic, if you are attacked by an animal you will carry that score for a lifetime. >> reporter: the u.s. postal service says they have about 3,000 bytes a year nationwide and dog owners can be liable for tax such as this one and need to do a better job restraining their dogs. >> just in our district which extends along the coast we hav
the car. >>> a u.s. air way jet made a safe landing late this afternoon after the pilot noticed smoke in th cockpit. it landed in san francisco just after 5:00 p.m.. the airline says the 757 was 1,000 miles over the pacific when the pilot declared an emergency. 175 passengers and 6 crew members were on board. the airline is bringing in another plane to take the passengers to hawaii. >>> investigators searching for what caused last week's mass f gas line say liquid running through the pipe might have corroded it from the inside. chronicles is reporting that pg&e was reported about the problems last year year. it says they took action to investigate but couldn't put robots inside the san bruno pipe to investigate. >> one of the reasons we're continually monitoring the corrosion. >> pg&e labeled a different mile and a half section of that same pipeline being unexpectational high rescue but still have not determined what caused the blast. >>> it was an emotional dae where mourners gather to say goodbye to a mother and daughter that died in the explosion. >> the drizzly morning matched the
at kaiser center auditorium in downtown. oakland is using a ranked choice system in the election. you can choose the top three candidates and if no one gets 50% of the vote the vote is redistributed. when the debate concludes we will post it for you on our web site. and we will have a complete report on our 10:00 news. >>> it has been two weeks since the san bruno gas pipeline disaster. now the state is ordered to look into what happened and probe the safety of pg&e pipeline. the commission today ordered the creation of independent review panel, including a group of experts selected in the next 60 days. the commission has ordered pg&e to pay for the panel and they must make all of the people ready for interviewed and release all of the records for the pipeline that ruptured. >>> crews started the next face of cleanup. demolishing the first of three dozen homes destroyed in the fire. the three homes leveled today is one on fair month and the other on earl and the third on claremon avenue. >> reporter: rick stopped to look at the damage done here. he has run through this neighborhood every
clothes off. so i jumped back in, and he was swimming towards us and saying help me. i got him to the edge of the boat and holding on to him. >> he said he performed cpr until the coast guard arrived, but he was pronounced dead at the medical center. the survivors say none of the men were wearing life vests. >>> doctors say a jockey badly injured in a race this weekend is paralyzed from the waist down. before we show you the video, we'd like to warn you you might find it disturbing. this is when it happened, 24- year-old michael is in critical but stable position. the jockey's spinal cord was severed when the horse fell on top of him on sunday. he underwent 11 hours of surgery. his agent says that the jockey and wife are expecting their first child any day now. >>> the state fish and game department has launched a criminal investigation into the instruction of 700 acres of wetlands. investigators believe a contractor for chev ron illegally pumped the water out of the wetlands last week so crews could work on a natural pipeline. at least 1,500 fish have been left to rot and has been at that
and it will give us this increased cooling as it picks up the clouds and fog and sends them our way. this is unusualen the last flow was coming from the north. this is a warmer one. there could be a few showers that trigger this towards the weekend. we'll watch that, too. right now, we are looking for the cool down. forecast models for the temperatures. 60 and 50s and 70s. it's right here because the winds are going to start to push the heat back into the valley. it's still hot in the valley tomorrow. still very warm in our inland bay valley. but the cooling will have begun. 90 in napa, 95 in fairfield. fire danger will get a break. quality will definitely be better and we could rest easily. it was a hot run of temperatures, now, we are back to very warm temperatures, but just not sweltering. 67 in santa cruz. forecast high in san francisco, 67. 15-20 degrees cooler than today. san francisco, san raphael, they will notice the biggest cooling tomorrow. >> coming up tonight, continuing coverage of tonight's gubernatorial debate. more on what each candidate said and the reaction to vot
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